What does gpu memory do? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Memory Graphics Last response: January 10, 2010 12:35 AM in Graphics & Displays Share shogun_11 January 9, 2010 8:56:29 PM This is a bit of an amateur question, but what does the memory on a GPU do, for example 1GB on the 4890. How is it relevant, what does it do and how does it affect the system? Thanks More about : gpu memory rolli59 a c 1362 U Graphics card a c 241 } Memory January 9, 2010 9:05:39 PM It stores data for the graphics processor so it can be sent to your screen! The bigger the resolution the higher the detail the more memory required. wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card January 10, 2010 12:35:46 AM ^+1 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedDoes the memory benefit the gpu vram? Forum SolvedDoes this memory and GPU work on my H55M-LE MB? Forum SolvedDoes GPU memory count towards the Motherboard Memory Limit? Forum SolvedWhat does the voltage on a memory chip mean? Forum SolvedDoes It Matter What Mobo I have For Any GPU Forum SolvedWhat does the PUMP mean on the GPU? Forum SolvedGPU-Z... Does anyone know what Perfcap Pwr is???? Forum SolvedWhat is Memory Timing? And what difference does Memory Clock make? Forum SolvedWhat does mail in rebate mean for Memory Ram? Forum Solvedwhat does B3 or B4 means in memory? Forum Solvedwhat does Bridging Gpu do? Forum SolvedLow framerate, low CPU/GPU/MEMORY usage. What's bottlenecking me? Forum Solvedwhat does maximum memory exspansion 16gb mean Forum SolvedWhat is a 1x6 pin connector and where does it plug in to this GPU? Forum SolvedWindows 7 "Dumping Physical Memory to Disk" message - what does it mean? Forum SolvedDoes it matter what order I put memory in the slots? Forum SolvedWhat does memory clock and core clock do in a video card? Forum SolvedIs a GPU required? What does a GPU do compared to a CPU? Forum SolvedWhat is the temperature when does my Gpu start to break? Forum Solved"Gaming requirement 4GB RAM" = RAM Memory or GPU memory?, what is graphics card memory exactly used for? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !